The company complied with a classified U.S. government demand to look through millions of accounts at the behest of the National Security Agency or FBI, sources say.
An independent NSA could free up DOD resources for more cyberattacks, assuming they can find enough programmers.
Not just limited to American computers, the new move spells disaster for digital rights worldwide
In 2013, an NSA program developed to intercept electronic devices and plant snooping equipment on them was discovered.
It comes two and a half years after the controversial program was exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
He says that China and 'probably one or two' other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies.
Apple has put police on notice that security on its new phone is so tight, it couldn't extra data even it wanted to cooperate, which is doesn't.
Silicon Valley executives worry the fallout of surveillance revelations could be severe.
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The surveillance agency tweeted out a scrambled message on Monday meant to draw in would-be code breakers.
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Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.